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Rachel Sandler


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Recent articles by Rachel:

Bill Gates, U.K. Prime Minister Launch $550 Million Investment In Green Technology

Gates also pledged to work with the U.S. government—but only if Congress passes an infrastructure bill. → Read More

Elon Musk Told Forbes He Was Going To Give Jeff Bezos A Second Place Medal, And Now He Has.

Musk became the richest person in the world last month, overtaking Bezos, who’s currently ranked number two richest, according to Forbes. → Read More

Melinda French Gates Launches Women-Focused Book Imprint

Moment of Lift Books will focus on titles that aim to advance equity for women and girls. → Read More

Bill Gates’ Rank On The Forbes 400 Is The Lowest It’s Been In 30 Years

The Microsoft cofounder’s long streak as the country’s first or second richest has ended—in part due to stock transfers tied to his divorce. → Read More

The Forbes 400 Self-Made Score 2021: From Silver Spooners To Bootstrappers

Some billionaires have come a long way to The Forbes 400. Others, not so much. → Read More

Steph And Ayesha Curry Turn School Bus Into Free Bookstore, Pantry For Oakland Kids

The Eat. Learn. Play. Bus aims to reduce stigma around receiving free resources. → Read More

Bill Gates’ Investment Firm Buys Controlling Stake In Four Seasons Hotels For $2.2 Billion

Gates’ Cascade Investment LLC will purchase half of Saudi Arabian Prince Alwaleed bin Talal's stake in the luxury hotel chain. → Read More

Bill Gates Is No Longer The Fourth-Richest Person In The World After Stock Transfers To Melinda French Gates

The pair are in the process of dividing up their assets after their divorce was finalized last week. → Read More

Bill Gates And Melinda French Gates Finalize Their Divorce

According to legal documents filed Monday, neither will receive spousal support and French Gates will not legally change her name. → Read More

Here’s How Rich Jeff Bezos Got As Amazon’s CEO

As the founder of Amazon prepares to hand off the CEO role, Forbes takes a look at how his fortune has grown since he first became a billionaire in 1998. → Read More

Gates Foundation Pledges $2.1 Billion For Gender Equality Over Next 5 Years

The Gates Foundation pledged $2.1 billion Wednesday to advance gender equality around the world, marking one of the foundation’s largest single commitments todate. → Read More

Here’s How Much Money Jeff Bezos Has Reaped From Selling Amazon Stock

Over more than two decades, Bezos has been a huge seller of Amazon stock. As a result, his stake in the e-commerce giant has dropped to 10% from 42% back in 1997, and he’s got enough cash to buy just about anything in the world he wants. → Read More

Melinda French Gates Is Now Hundreds Of Millions Richer After New Stock Transfer From Bill Gates

Amid the couple’s billion-dollar breakup, Bill Gates’ investment vehicle transferred $851 million in securities to Melinda last week. → Read More

Melinda French Gates Now Worth $3.3 Billion After More Stock Transfers From Bill Gates

Amid the couple’s billion-dollar breakup, Bill Gates’ investment vehicle transferred $851 million in securities to Melinda last week. → Read More

Jeff Bezos Sells Third Batch Of Amazon Shares In A Week

The selling spree this month has so far netted Bezos an estimated $5.1 billion after taxes. → Read More

Google Cofounder Sergey Brin Just Sold Alphabet Shares For The First Time Since 2017

With shares of the tech giant trading near their all time high, Brin trimmed his stake. → Read More

Melinda Gates Now A Billionaire After She Gets Stock Transfer From Bill Gates

Filings show that Bill Gates’ investment fund, Cascade Investment LLC, transferred stock in two companies to Melinda on the same day the couple announced their divorce. → Read More

Gov. Newsom Orders End To New Fracking Permits In California In 2024

Newsom also tasked a state agency with studying options to end oil extraction in the state by 2045. → Read More

CDC Recommends Pregnant Women Get Vaccinated For Covid-19

Since none of the original clinical trials included pregnant women, leaving some hesitant to get vaccinated. → Read More

Biden Administration Kills Trump-Era Move To Let Homeless Shelters Bar Transgender People

The Trump administration proposed a rule that would have allowed federally funded homeless shelters to turn away transgender people from single-sex facilities that align with their gender identity. → Read More